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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M.U. Erdosy
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 17, 2019 10:18 AM History
Aornos was a mountain fortress and the site of Alexander the Great's last siege during the winter of 327-6 BC. The ancient site likely corresponds to Ūṇa, a peak on the Pīr-Sar west of the Indus river.

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settlement, fort, tower (deprecated)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 6 C3 Aornos

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Pir Sar? PAK

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M.U. Erdosy, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Aornos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 20 July 2024]

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